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  Tiga GC287 Rover
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1987
Numbers built:5 (all engines)
Designed by:Howden Ganley for Tiga
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 15, 2013
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Engine
Configuration Rover V64V 90º V6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 143 kilo / 315.3 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 3,000 cc / 183.1 cu in
Compression 12.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Belt driven
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 380 bhp / 283 KW
Torque 342 Nm / 252 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 127 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre composite and Kevlar
Chassis aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, pull-rod actuated coil springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top rockers actuating in-board mounted coil springs over shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Gearbox Hewland 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 800 kilo / 1,764 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,410 mm (173.6 in) / 1,790 mm (70.5 in) / 1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,550 mm (100.4 in) / 1,480 mm (58.3 in) / 1,626 mm (64 in)
Wheels 16
Tyres (fr/r) 23.5/10.5 - 16 / 25.5/13 - 16

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.48 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • World Sportscars Group C and IMSA Cars from 1982, by Michael Cotton
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